Parallel Verses

King James 2000

See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

New American Standard Bible

See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.

King James Version

See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Holman Bible

See to it that no one repays evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

International Standard Version

Make sure that no one pays back evil for evil. Instead, always pursue what is good for each other and for everyone else.

A Conservative Version

See that not any man repays evil for evil to any man, but always pursue the good, both for each other and for all.

American Standard Version

See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.

Amplified

See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek that which is good for one another and for all people.

An Understandable Version

Make sure that no one does anything wrong to someone who wrongs him, but always look for something good you can do for one another and for everyone.

Anderson New Testament

See that no one render evil for evil to any, but always pursue that which is good toward one another and toward all.

Bible in Basic English

Let no one give evil for evil; but ever go after what is good, for one another and for all.

Common New Testament

See that none of you repays evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to all.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Don't allow any one to return evil for evil, but strive to do all the good you can to one another, and to all the world.

Darby Translation

See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;

Godbey New Testament

See that no one may return evil for evil to any one; but always pursue good toward one another, and toward all.

Goodspeed New Testament

Take care that none of you ever pays back evil for evil, but always try to treat one another and everybody with kindness.

John Wesley New Testament

See that none render to any man evil for evil, but ever follow that which is good, both to one another and to all men.

Julia Smith Translation

See that any return not evil to any: but always pursue good to one another, and to all.

Lexham Expanded Bible

See to it that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue good toward one another and toward all [people].

Modern King James verseion

See that none gives evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue the good, both towards one another and towards all.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See that none recompense evil for evil unto any man: but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Moffatt New Testament

see that none of you pays back evil for evil, but always aim at what is kind to one another and to all the world;

Montgomery New Testament

Take care that none of you ever return evil for evil, but always pursue what is kind to one another and to all.

NET Bible

See that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

New Heart English Bible

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

Noyes New Testament

See that none render evil for evil to any one; but ever follow that which is good, both toward one another and toward all.

Sawyer New Testament

See that no one renders evil for evil, but always pursue the good both one to another and to all.

The Emphasized Bible

See that none, evil for evil, unto any, do render: but, evermore, what is good, be pursuing, towards one another, and towards all:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

See that no man return evil for evil to any man; but always pursue that which is good, both towards one another, and towards all men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take care that none of you ever pays back wrong for wrong, but always follow the kindest course with one another and with every one.

Webster

See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Weymouth New Testament

See to it that no one ever repays another with evil for evil; but always seek opportunities of doing good both to one another and to all the world.

Williams New Testament

Take care that none of you ever pays back evil for evil, but always keep looking for ways to show kindness to one another and everybody.

World English Bible

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

Worrell New Testament

See that no one render to any one evil for evil; but always pursue that which is good, toward one another, and toward all.

Worsley New Testament

See that no one render evil for evil to any man; but always pursue that which is good, both to each other and to all men.

Youngs Literal Translation

see no one evil for evil may render to any one, but always that which is good pursue ye, both to one another and to all;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
See
ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
Usage: 36

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
Usage: 25

κακός 
Kakos 
κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46
Usage: 46

for
ἀντί 
Anti 
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
Usage: 14

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

man but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Benediction

14 Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are idle, encourage the faint-hearted, support the weak, be patient toward all men. 15 See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men. 16 Rejoice evermore.


Cross References

1 Peter 3:9

Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but on the contrary blessing; knowing that you are unto this called, that you should inherit a blessing.

Galatians 6:10

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

Genesis 45:24

So he sent his brothers away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that you fall not out by the way.

Exodus 23:4-5

If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again.

Leviticus 19:18

You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.

Deuteronomy 16:20

That which is altogether just shall you follow, that you may live, and inherit the land which the LORD your God gives you.

1 Samuel 24:13

As says the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceeds from the wicked: but my hand shall not be upon you.

Psalm 7:4

If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is my enemy:)

Psalm 38:20

They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that is good.

Proverbs 17:13

Whosoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Proverbs 20:22

Say not, I will repay evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save you.

Proverbs 24:17

Rejoice not when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles:

Proverbs 24:29

Say not, I will do so to him as he has done to me: I will render to the man according to his work.

Proverbs 25:21

If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink:

Matthew 5:39

But I say unto you, That you resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.

Matthew 5:44-45

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Romans 12:17-21

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

Romans 14:19

Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.

1 Corinthians 6:7

Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go to law one with another. Why do you not rather take wrong? why do you not rather allow yourselves to be defrauded?

1 Corinthians 14:1

Follow after love, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy.

1 Corinthians 16:10

Now if Timothy comes, see that he may be with you without fear: for he works the work of the Lord, as I also do.

Ephesians 5:15

See then that you walk carefully, not as fools, but as wise,

Ephesians 5:33

Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she respect her husband.

1 Thessalonians 2:12

That you would walk worthy of God, who has called you unto his kingdom and glory.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:24

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

1 Peter 2:22-23

Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:

1 Peter 3:11-13

Let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

Revelation 19:10

And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See you do it not: I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Revelation 22:9

Then he said unto me, See you do it not: for I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren the prophets, and of them who keep the words of this book: worship God.

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